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Laptop The laptop I'm looking to buy has a built in mode. What is the purpose of this? What would you use it for?

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  • ishharris Jul 30, 2008

    That should say, built in modem.


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Modems are used for dial up connections either to the internet or for faxing. Dial up internet is almost obsolete, faxing is still used with modems, mainly in the business world, but it too will soon be obsolete. I'd say that modems will no longer be a part of any computer with in the next three years.

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